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Lock the Gate Alliance: Turnbull must come clean on mining objection rights

November 18, 2015

Lock the Gate Alliance is disappointed that the Government appears to be pressing ahead with its agenda to take away access to the courts for farmers whose livelihoods depend on a healthy environment, with the handing down today of a committee report recommending the...

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Minister Lynham’s media release on water more spin than substance: Qld water expert

November 10, 2015

Natural Resources and Mines Minister Dr Anthony Lynham’s media release claiming new laws will protect waterways and farmers’ rights is ‘simply media spin’, says water expert, Tom Crothers. Mr Crothers, a former General Manager of Water Allocation and Planning in the Queensland Government, said...

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Land Court to hear from multiple objectors against Acland Coal expansion

November 04, 2015

Widespread and growing community opposition to the Acland Stage 3 coal mine expansion on the Darling Downs will be demonstrated again from today, when the Land Court holds a series of directions hearings for 27 objectors to the mining lease applications and 35 objectors...

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